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Mister Radio / Mit dem Motorrad über die Wolken

Nunzio Malasomma / Lothar Rübelt
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As reclusive, mountain-dwelling inventor "Mr. Radio," Italian-born silent film star Luciano Albertini wowed audiences with impressive stunts against the breathtaking backdrop of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. After rescuing a group of stranded mountain climbers, he must then confront civilization and his own past. The documentary Mit dem Motorrad über die Wolken [A Motorcycle Trip Among the Clouds] also features sensational mountain footage and audacious acrobatics on moving vehicles. It recounts the journey of a group of young daredevils who set off from Austria on their motorcycles to ascend the Tofane peaks in the Dolomites at an altitude of 3200 meters.

Edition Filmmuseum 124
1st edition: 2023
Edited by: Austrian Film Museum, DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum, Filmarchiv Austria

Films: Mister Radio (Germany 1924, Nunzio Malasomma) 78 min | Mit dem Motorrad über die Wolken [A Motorcycle Trip Among the Clouds] (Austria 1926, Lothar Rübelt) 47 min | Das Motorrad-Bahnrennen des Ö.M.V. [The Austrian Motorsport Association Championships] (Austria 1927, Gustav Mayer) 11 min

Language: German intertitles (Subtitle: English)

Music: With compositions by Bernd Thewes (commissioned by ZDF/ARTE) and with piano accompaniment by Elaine Loebenstein

Booklet: Essays by Oliver Hanley & Anke Mebold ("Rediscovering the Sense in the Nonsensical. Luciano Albertini and His Action-Adventure Film Mister Radio") and by Janneke van Dalen & Nadja Šičarov ("Restoration as Exploration: A Reconstruction of Mit dem Motorrad über die Wolken") in German and English (20 pages)

All Regions, 4:3 PAL
 
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